[pas-tern] /ˈpæs tərn/
the part of the foot of a horse, cow, etc., between the fetlock and the hoof.
either of the two bones of this part, the upper or first phalanx (great pastern bone) and the lower or second phalanx (small pastern bone) between which is a joint (pastern joint)
the part of a horse’s foot between the fetlock and the hoof
Also called fetter bone. either of the two bones that constitute this part
late 13c., “shackle fixed on the foot of a horse or other beast,” from Old French pasturon (Modern French paturon), diminutive of pasture “shackle for a horse in pasture,” from Vulgar Latin *pastoria, noun use of fem. of Latin pastorius “of herdsmen,” from pastor “shepherd” (see pastor). Metathesis of -r- and following vowel occurred 1500s. Sense extended (1520s) to part of the leg to which the tether was attached.
[peyst-uhp] /ˈpeɪstˌʌp/ noun, Printing. 1. (def 14). noun (printing) 1. an assembly of typeset matter, illustrations, etc, pasted on a sheet of paper or board and used as a guide or layout in the production of a publication 2. a sheet of paper or board on which are pasted artwork, typeset matter, etc, for photographing […]
[pa-stur; French pah-stœr] /pæˈstɜr; French pɑˈstœr/ noun 1. Louis [loo-ee;; French lwee] /ˈlu i;; French lwi/ (Show IPA), 1822–95, French chemist and bacteriologist. /French pastœr/ noun 1. Louis (lwi). 1822–95, French chemist and bacteriologist. His discovery that the fermentation of milk and alcohol was caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization. He also […]
noun 1. the inhibiting of fermentation by oxygen.
[pas-tuh-rel-uh] /ˌpæs təˈrɛl ə/ noun, plural pasteurellae [pas-tuh-rel-ee] /ˌpæs təˈrɛl i/ (Show IPA), pasteurellas. Bacteriology. 1. any of several rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Pasturella, certain species of which are parasitic and pathogenic for humans and animals. Pasteurella Pas·teu·rel·la (pās’chə-rěl’ə, pās’tə-) n. A genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic, nonmotile bacteria of the family Pastuerellaceae […]